Author: Chronicle staff

Students calling for walkout at H-F High on Thursday

Homewood-Flossmoor High School administrators continue to deal with the fallout from an alleged sexual assault incident Monday and are anticipating a student walkout Thursday. Flossmoor police and school officials continue to investigate the incident that happened Monday, Oct. 31, as students were rehearsing lines for a theater program production. One[Read More…]

Flossmoor announces Police Chief Tod Kamleiter to retire

The village of Flossmoor announced Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 2, that Police Chief Tod Kamleiter will retire in December. Tod Kamleiter “Chief Kamleiter has dedicated nearly three decades to the village of Flossmoor and we are so thankful for his service to our community,” said Mayor Michelle Nelson. “From his earlier[Read More…]

H-F administrators hear from students after alleged assault

An estimated seven dozen students met with Homewood-Flossmoor High School administrators Tuesday after school to discuss their concerns a day after a student was allegedly sexually assaulted in the South Building. Flossmoor police are investigating the alleged sexual assault at H-F that police say occurred Monday morning, Oct. 31. No[Read More…]

Foliage fireworks

Local trees have burst into color in recent days, absent the sonic element of fireworks but with some of the same sort of visual pizzazz. Photos by Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle.

Look out for Blue!

UPDATE (10 a.m. Saturday): H-F High School reports Blue has been found: “Blue the macaw was returned safely to H-F Friday night! Thank you to everyone who looked for him or helped spread the word.” He’s much larger than your neighborhood sparrow and his coloring is much more distinctive than[Read More…]

Winter events


  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.


  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.


  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at


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